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…independently. Once students are given time on the Problem Set, the lesson moves on to the Debrief. The Debrief is essential in order to discuss the Problem Set and correct any misconceptions. What better way for students to learn than by listening to peers talk about the strategies used in …

Some problems do not specify a method for solving. This is an intentional reduction of scaffolding that invokes MP.5, “Use Appropriate Tools Strategically.” Students should solve these problems using the RDW approach used for Application Problems.

Problem Sets are intentionally set within a time frame and not a task frame. Each problem set moves from simple to complex creating differentiated practice. Students above grade level will most likely complete more problems, which will challenge them due t…